Cairns Local Links

Below is a short list of resources relating to transport and accommodation available in Cairns. For more information on facilities in Cairns as well as living in the region, please refer to the below sites for more information.


Student Accommodation

Cairns Sharehouse
17 Scott Street, Cairns
Tel: +61 7 4041 1875

Accommodation Features:

  • Family owned and operated for 18 years, offering private single, double and twins rooms in fun, friendly share apartments.
  • Fully furnished with everything provided including weekly cleaning service, linen and unlimited Wifi.
  • Easy walk to CQUniversity with no lock-in contracts or hidden fees.
  • Clean, safe and central; the perfect place to call home for a few weeks to a few months.
  • Proudly recommended by Lonely Planet Guidebook and Tripadvisor for Excellence.

Cairns Student Lodge
10-24 Faculty Close, Smithfield
Tel: +61 7 4057 1111

Accommodation Features:

  • Affordable, purpose-built student accommodation which includes all meals, free WiFi, air-conditioning, electricity, water and weekly cleaning.
  • Students can study in peace and quiet in dedicated study areas and enjoy great social spaces with a community feel.
  • Respectful, friendly, caring and compassionate staff embracing cultural and ethnic diversities.
  • 34 week /18-week contracts and casual stays.
  • 'Consideration for others is our only rule'.

Student Living
Tel: +61 498 980 149

Accommodation Features:

  • New, central, modern purpose-built Student Apartments.
  • Safe and secure with CCTV, security gate, fully fenced, with swipe card key access only.
  • No sharing bathrooms; each bedroom has its own private ensuite, air conditioning, desk.
  • Connect with other students in communal areas, or relax in your private room or balcony.
  • Free WiFi, Air-conditioning, Electricity, Gas and Water.

Other Accommodation Options

Hostels in Cairns

Cairns has a large selection of hostels. For further information, you can visit

Homestay links for Cairns

Banora International Group
Tel: +61 7 4041 7990

Australian Homestay Network
Tel: 1300 697 829

Links to Private Rental Properties in Cairns

  • Domain's website is part of Fairfax media and offers up-to-date listings on real estate for sale and rent.
  • is one of Australia's most popular property websites.
  • is an online classified and community website that lists everything from rental properties to jobs and much more.

Other Useful Links

The Residential Tenancies Authority aims to inform and educate tenants about their rights. They provide advice and assistance for tenants or private and public residential properties, and residents of rooming houses in Queensland, Australia.


Industry Links